Pinnacle Group and Plymouth Group are partnering to develop a mixed-use building which will span the entire block of 1609-1623 Unionport Road, in Parkchester, and the block is currently occupied by one- and two-story commercial buildings. At least 310,000 square feet of development rights exists, and the owners are planning to demolish the entire block. No timeline has been disclosed, and no permits have been applied for, per The Real Deal.
The East River waterfront is booming with new development from Brooklyn up into Queens, and YIMBY now has a closer look at the first building planned to rise at Hallets Point, in Astoria. The Durst Organization and Lincoln Equities are developing the project, which was approved last year, and Dattner is designing.
Northern Greenpoint is developing faster than any neighborhood in Brooklyn, and the latest property to sprout a new building is 77 Clay Street between Manhattan Avenue and McGuiness Boulevard, where permits were filed last fall.
A skinny townhouse at 27 East 61st Street, between Park and Madison Avenues on the Upper East Side, is getting a modern revamp, and YIMBY has renderings that illustrate its transition to a taller brick-clad building.
Curbed reports that Cadence Property Group has launched a teaser site for their five-story, 30-unit building — dubbed The Sorting House — at 320 West 52nd Street, in Hell’s Kitchen. The residential expansion is currently being constructed atop the existing two-story post office building, and sales are expected to begin this summer. Architecture Outfit is designing.